Talks & Conference Presentations

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Publications

(2020). On causal claims, contingencies, and inference - How causal terminology affects what we think about the strength of causal links. In S. Denison., M. Mack, Y. Xu, & B.C. Armstrong (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3419 - 3425). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2020). Causal scope and causal strength - The number of potential effects of a cause influences causal strength estimates. In S. Denison., M. Mack, Y. Xu, & B.C. Armstrong (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3426 - 3432). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2018). Assessing Singular Causation - The Role of Causal Latencies. In In T.T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu, & C. W. Kalish (Eds.), Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1080 - 1085). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2017). Marbles in inaction - Counterfactual Simulation and Causation by Omission. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1132-1137). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2017). Preemption in Singular Causation Judgments - A Computational Model (Proceedings version; Higher Level Cognition Award of the Cognitive Science Society). In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1126-1131). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2016). Answering Causal Queries About Singular Cases. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2795-2801). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2016). Explanations in Causal Chains - Selecting Distal Causes Requires Exportable Mechanisms. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2795-2801). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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(2015). Mediators or alternative explanations - Transitivity in human-mediated causal chains. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1691-1696). Austin, TX - Cognitive Science Society.

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